HOW TO: Create a cronjob in cPanel

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Cronjob in cPanel

Adding a Cronjob in cPanel standard mode

1) Firstly, Click on the icon Cronjob in cPanel on the main screen of your cPanel interface.
2) Secondly, Click on Standard to access the Standard Cron Manager.
3) Thirdly, Enter the email address you wish the output of the command run by the cronjob to be sent to in the field Will be sent:
4) Next, Enter the command you wish the cronjob in cPanel to run in the blank field next to Command to run:
5) After that, Select how often you wish the command to be run by selecting an option in each of the boxes.
6) Then,Click on Save Crontab to save your changes and set up your cronjob.

Adding a cronjob in advanced mode

1) Firstly, To access the Cronjobs Menu, click on the icon Cronjobs on the main screen of your cPanel interface.
2) Secondly, Click on Advanced (Unix Style) to access the Cron Manager.
3) Thirdly, Enter the email address you wish the output of the command run by the cronjob to be sent to in the field Will be sent :
4) Next, Enter the command you wish the cronjob to run in the blank field below Command:
5) After that, Select how often you wish the command to be run by placing a number or * in each of the boxes.
6) Then, Click on Save Crontab to save your changes and set up your cronjob.

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